Library executive director choice to be made soon

WHATCOM ­— Four finalists were being considered for the position of Whatcom County Library System executive director, with a preliminary decision made by library trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday, ...

Border Patrol’s no-translation policy gets first review; Sumas contracts separately

WHATCOM ­— The policy on translation services may have changed, but people in the immigrant community remain in doubt about U.S. Border Patrol action on the ground. That became clear at a Feb. 7 listening ...

Local dairies and Darigold get help cutting greenhouse gases

MOUNT VERNON — The Northwest Clean Air Agency will award $3.2 million to three local projects to improve and protect air quality, placing top priority on projects that reduce greenhouse gases. The agency ...
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VIDEO: Lynden Manor Dance

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VIDEO: Newman captures third at Mat Classic

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Open offices in 2013 local election year

WHATCOM ­— The positions of mayor in Everson, Lynden, Nooksack and Sumas and three council positions in each town will be up for election in 2013. So also will be three positions on the Lynden School ...
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Gardner makes her mark in Tacoma

TACOMA — After finishing in fourth place at the 2012 Mat Classic, Nooksack Valley wrestler Chloe Gardner was determined to make a run for the state championship. Gardner was one win away from reaching ...

Defense keys Lynden

MOUNT VERNON — Defense has been a focus for the Lynden boys throughout the 2012-13 campaign. The team, which thrives on its athletic ability, has had success limiting opposing offenses to poor shooting ...

LC boys use second-half surge to claim tri-district title

LYNNWOOD — During Saturday night’s tri-district championship game, Lynden Christian and Cedar Park Christian had each other’s number for the opening 16 minutes of action. The first half was the textbook ...

LC girls take down top-seeded Cascade Christian to claim tri-district title

LYNNWOOD — As the Lynden Christian girls prepared for Cascade Christian last week, there were several numbers that stood out in their minds. For starters, 20-0, representing Cascade Christian’s perfect ...